Like Trekkies, But Paranoid

Abby Zimet

Bill Maher on bitter, isolated, weirdly obsessed Republicans who are "mad as hell and they're not going to take it anymore, even though they're not quite sure what 'it' is," and the need for reasonable conservatives to denounce them.

"Look, I get it, 'real America'... You're not ready to let go, but the
country you love is moving on... She's found somebody new. And it's a black guy. The healthy thing to do is to just get past it and learn to cherish the memories. You'll always have New Orleans and Abu Ghraib."



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